Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit the banal ennui of vaporwave with its pioneering document from Credited to the mysterious Macintosh Plus, it was festooned in garish Pepto Bismol-pink art with mint green Japanese type, a glossy cityscape, and a marble bust staring vacantly upward —the music inside only made less sense. Cheesy saxophones melted into ooze, easy listening skipped and tripped over itself like a buffering YouTube video, and vaguely human voices were slowed into breathy, bland moans.
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It is her ninth full-length album and was one of the first releases of the s microgenre known as vaporwave to gain popular recognition on the Internet. Since then, Floral Shoppe has been considered by some critics to be the defining album of the style. Vektroid's alias for Floral Shoppe was Macintosh Plus, named after the computer of the same name. Xavier takes an unorthodox approach to sampling throughout Floral Shoppe , with "voices slowed to wordless drawls, tempos abused at whim, [and] snippets mashed over each other at clashing time signatures.